Good Practice Guidelines for working with Unaccompanied Children 12 – 15 years accessing Specialist Homelessness Services - Through various discussions and consultations with the membership of Yfoundations and the Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) sector, a need was identified for greater consistency, transparency and accountability across services working with and supporting unaccompanied children 12 – 15 years of age. In March 2016, Yfoundations senior project officer Kiera Talon initiated consultations with the SHS […]
Youth Disadvantage, Housing and the 2016 Census Data - Todays census data release does not include information specifically gathered about youth homelessness. None the less Yfoundations observes relevant data relating to some of the manny issues adjacent to youth homelessness. Todays census data release specifically highlights dysfunctions in the housing market and it’s continuing failure to meet the needs of many young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. […]
ReCHARGE 2017 - Yfoundations is thrilled to present the full program for ReCHARGE 2017. Yfoundations ReCHARGE conferences are a great opportunity for those who work tirelessly to serve the most disadvantaged young people to come together and share knowledge on how to meet the challenges faced daily. ReCHARGE 2017 will be held over the 15th and 16th of […]
YOUTH HOMELESSNESS MATTERS DAY 2017 - This year Youth Homelessness Matters Day will fall on Wednesday the 5th of April. As in previous years we will encouraging everyone to LIKE. SHARE. ACT. Additionally here in NSW we will be focusing on the fifth foundation for ending youth homelessness: Education and Employment. Emphasising the crucial role that access to education and employment play in preventing, and assisting young people in exiting […]
Yfoundations acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work from. Yfoundations and all staff pay respects to Elders past, present and future.
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